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Adam and Eve [ The Temptation and Fall of Adam and Eve] (Block 1 from a series of 6 , The "large" Power of Women)

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Inscription

Verso: slight

Marks

Recto lower left stamped in black ink -- mark of Friedrich August II

Provenance

Friedrich August II (1797-1854), Dresden, stamp (L. 971), recto.; M. Knoedler & Co.; from whom purchased 12/14/ 1944, MFA, Boston, stamp (L. 282) verso

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund

about 1512

Catalogue Raisonné

Bartsch (Relief) 1; Hollstein (Relief ) 1;Filedt Kok "B. hsn. 1" a (before damages to block); N. 320; V. 186

Dimensions

Image/ Borderline: 41.7 x 29.4 cm (16 7/16 x 11 9/16 in.) Sheet: 41.8 x 29.6 cm (16 7/16 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

44.818

Medium or Technique

Woodcut

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